Who D’you Think Made Your Clothes?

Bangladesh

When we (by and large) stopped having sweatshops in the United States, sweat shops didn't disappear, they just relocated. Today our clothes come from countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh, and they're still made under the horrific working conditions that caused things like the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire a century ago. Our clothing is still made using child labor and working hours much longer than we would consider humane. Even though we like to think we are, we're not really any better … [Read more...]

Sally, Clara Oswald, and Doctor Who

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***Doctor Who Spoiler Ahead*** "I am going to die and come alive again," Sally informed me recently. "Um, okay," I replied. "Do you know of someone who did that?" I asked, curious where her comment was coming from. "Yes," she answered confidently. "Who?" I persisted. I frequently read her Bible story books, alongside fairy tales, Greek mythology, and Curious George, so I expected that the answer would be "Jesus." "Clara in Doctor Who!" she replied with excitement. In other words, when … [Read more...]


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